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Community Thanksgiving.

November 27, 2014
Community Thanksgiving.

Video and photos by Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — For the past 28 years, volunteers at Emmanuel Lutheran Church have served dinner to the community on Thanksgiving. All are welcome to the free meal. Many are alone, others don’t have large families at home. The meal includes a full traditional Thanksgiving meal with turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, green beans,…

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Obit: Rita Johnson, 72, Ludington

November 27, 2014
Obit: Rita Johnson, 72, Ludington

Rita Ann Johnson, age 72, of Ludington, passed away unexpectedly at home November 25, 2014. She was born on January 26, 1942 in Ludington, daughter of the late Ronald and Vera (Wagner) VanDyke.  She attended and graduated from St. Simon Catholic School.  Rita married Donald K. Johnson…

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Quilting among friends.

November 27, 2014
Quilting among friends.

See Video Here. By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — Every Monday a group of women gather at the Scottville Area Senior Center to share their love of quilting. The group, known as Sandy’s Quilting Friends, has met for many years. They originally met at the…

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Amber Twp. man arrested at his mother’s funeral.

November 26, 2014
Amber Twp. man arrested at his mother’s funeral.

Jeffrey Paul Cochran, 41, of Amber Township was arrested by police as he left his mother’s burial service near Hudsonville, M-Live.com reported. The charges stem from Cochran pretending to be a…

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Habitual offender sent to prison

November 26, 2014
Habitual offender sent to prison

LUDINGTON — A four-time habitual offender violated his probation on a second-degree child abuse conviction and ended up with a 3-15 year prison sentence. Ronnie Cuellar Zuniga, 47, of 708…

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Volunteers thankful for community Thanksgiving dinner.

November 26, 2014
Volunteers thankful for community Thanksgiving dinner.

See video below. By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – Thanksgiving can be a time to give back to those less fortunate. The volunteers at the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner…

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Car/deer crash leads to felony arrest in Victory Twp.

November 26, 2014
Car/deer crash leads to felony arrest in Victory Twp.

VICTORY TWP. — A car/deer crash led to the arrest of a 46-year-old Ludington man Tuesday afternoon. Deputies initially responded to the crash at Angling and Meyers roads at 5:25…

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Slick roads cause crashes

November 26, 2014
Slick roads cause crashes

The Michigan State Police, Hart post responded to three separate crashes on slippery roads Tuesday, Nov. 25: – 12:10 a.m., single car property damage accident, Stiles Rd. and Victory Dr., Victory…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

November 26, 2014
Welcome to the world! Recent births.

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Sloane Aran Alway, the daughter of Rob and Becky Alway…

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Art to end Alzheimer’s

November 26, 2014

Submitted by Jen Tooman.  Think back to Labor Day…what did you do? The Vander Veer family did what they do every year. They went camping at the Interlochen State Park.…

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Fire department quickly extinguishes pole barn fire.

November 25, 2014
Fire department quickly extinguishes pole barn fire.

LUDINGTON — Ludington Fire Department was called to a pole barn fire at the Stanley Luskin residence, 703 E. First St. Tuesday afternoon about 1:30 p.m. The fire appeared to…

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Ludington police officer recognized for duty, promoted

November 25, 2014

LUDINGTON — During Monday’s City Council meeting, Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett announced the promotion of Steve Wietrzywoski to the rank of sergeant. During the meeting, Wietrzywoski also received recognition from Mason…

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Vehicle causes crash, leaves scene.

November 25, 2014
Vehicle causes crash, leaves scene.

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Two vehicles were involved in a crash Monday night near the intersection of South Pere Marquette Highway and Chauvez Road. There were no injuries. According to…

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Governor orders flags lowered to honor fallen soldier.

November 25, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags within the state Capitol complex and on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in honor…

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Obit: Margaret Luedke, 90, Summit Twp.

November 25, 2014
Obit: Margaret Luedke, 90, Summit Twp.

Margaret Luedke, aged 90 of Summit Township, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 24, 2014 in the home of her birth.  Margaret was born on May 27, 1924, the daughter of…

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WSCC musical ensembles to perform holiday concerts.

November 25, 2014
WSCC musical ensembles to perform holiday concerts.

VICTORY TWP. — West Shore Community College’s musical ensembles will be featured in six holiday performances throughout the area starting Dec. 4. According to Associate Professor Ted Malt, who leads the college’s…

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Oakes, Scatena named to bank board.

November 25, 2014
Oakes, Scatena named to bank board.

LUDINGTON – A former area school administrator and the CEO of one of Ludington’s largest manufacturers have been appointed to the board of directors of West Shore Bank and West…

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Closings and cancelations for Tuesday, Nov. 25.

November 24, 2014
Closings and cancelations for Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Closings and cancellations are brought to you by Fremont Insurance, represented by Smith & Eddy Insurance of Scottville (231-757-4743), Ludington (231-845-1481) and Manistee (231-723-3500). Be sure to check them out on Facebook  and at www.smith-eddy.com.  Closings and…

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